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Helping with Building Regulations in West Kingsdown

West Kingsdown building siteWorking across the whole of Kent and the South East, including West Kingsdown, we specialise in the assessment of newly built and existing premises throughout the region for Building Regulations Parts L1a and L1b.

As you may or may not be aware, it's incredibly important to have both your old and new buildings assessed by trusted and experienced professionals. However, this is even more the case now, thanks to the new building regulations relating to air leakages, energy efficiency and air permeability.

In fact, the current building regulations across Kent and West Kingsdown are now set so low that innovative and new technologies and designs are required to ensure that any new commercial or domestic dwellings pass.

At Tophouse Assessments, we combine full qualifications and certifications with the extensive expertise and experience of our team to accurately and efficiently assess any West Kingsdown building design to the very latest buildings regulations Part L. In addition, we also work alongside designers and architects from the very beginning stage of the project to make sure that the domestic or commercial building always complies. 

We work across Kent and the South East, including West Kingsdown, so call our qualified and experienced team today on 01634 799115 for free building regulations Part L advice and a no obligation quotation.

What is Building Regulations Part L?

Part L of the Building Regulations deals with the conservation of fuel and power. There are four approved documents;

Part L1a

Part L1a for new dwellings (flats and houses)

Part L1b

Part L1b applies to work on existing dwellings or buildings converted to dwellings

L2a for commercial buildings

L2a applies to new commercial buildings

L2b for existing buildings

L2b applies to existing commercial buildings

Providing A Full Compliance Checklist

As part of the current building regulations, you will be required to provide West Kingsdown's local authority with a full and comprehensive compliance report no later than 24 hours before any building or construction work is due to begin. This should include:

  • The target emission rate and fabric energy efficiency for the building
  • An evaluation of alternative high energy efficiency systems
  • The calculated CO2 emission rate and fabric energy efficiency from the building as designed
  • A list of specifications to which the dwelling is to be constructed

So no matter what construction or building project you are looking to carry out across Kent or West Kingsdown and regardless of what building regulations you are trying to pass, let the specialists at Tophouse Assessments provide you with comprehensive SAP calculations and the advice that you need to ensure success. 

Contact us today to discuss your building regulations requirements with one of our experienced and friendly team and receive free advice and guidance.